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    Long Term Self-assessment Bates College DCS 105
    This is a long-term self-assessment tool for students participating in the Bates College course DCS 105 Calling Bull: Data Literacy and Information Science. .

    Keywords: datareflectionself-assessmentCalling BullshitLong Term

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    DCS 105 Calling Bull F24 Schedule
    Schedule overview for Bates College Course DCS 105 Calling Bull

    Keywords: datacalling bullmisinformationBates CollegeSchedule

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    Prosecutor’s Fallacy and Mammograms Case Study
    An introduction to Prosecutor’s Fallacy, and False Positives/Negatives. By Dr. Diaz Eaton, Bates College, for use in DCS 105A, and inspired by Calling Bull & Calculated Risks.

    Keywords: ProbabilityExcelcalling bullMammogramsData UnderstandingVisualizing Outcomes

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    Calling Bullshit DCS 105 Bates College RByte Worksheets
    These are handout worksheets for your in-class RByte activities.

    Keywords: RActivityGoogle CoLabCalling BullshitRByteData PracticeCoding SkillsSkill development

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    Calling Bullshit DCS 105 Bates College Figure of the Day
    Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.

    Keywords: graphsmath attitudesResources @ BIOMAAPInterpreting Graphsbatescalling bullDCS 105VisualizingUnderstandingTransformFOTD

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    Calling Bullshit DCS 105 Bates College Data Visualization Activity Slides
    This is a slide deck containing all in-class data visualization activity slides for the course DCS 105 - Calling Bullshit at Bates College.

    Keywords: datadata visualizationhands-onbatescalling bullDCS 105

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    Calling Bullshit DCS 105 Bates College Breakout Group Slides
    This is a slide deck containing all breakout group slides for the course DCS 105 - Calling Bullshit at Bates College.

    Keywords: Ropenteam workgroup workslidescolabDCS 105Calling Bullshit

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    Calling Bullshit Bates College DCS 105 RByte Slides
    This slide deck is a mix of in-class participation and coding activities which aims to formalize understanding of code.

    Keywords: RIntroductorybatescolabDCS 105Calling Bullshit

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    Introductory Data Science Pipeline Activity – Yellow Fever and Global Precipitation
    Students follow the steps of a tiny data science project from start to finish. They are given a research question "Are the number of cases of yellow fever associated with global average...

    Keywords: graphinghypothesis testingdata scienceData-based inquiry in the classroomglobal healthdata science educationyellow fever

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    How Luxury and Legacy Effects Shape Urban Avifauna in Los Angeles, California
    Is L.A.’s bird population shaped by historic redlining and income inequality? This lesson will introduce luxury and legacy effects hypotheses as they relate to urban avifauna in LA neighborhoods....

    Keywords: ANCOVASimple Linear Regressionurban ecologyredliningavian ecology

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    Pennies to The Moon Data Byte Series
    This series of Rbyte activities explores the concept of debunking using Fermi Estimation, R, and ChatGPT.

    Keywords: RprogrammingOpen SourceOpen Sciencedata literacycalling bullProgramming practiceFermi EstimationChatGPTGoogle CoLab

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    Saving Endangered Species: Zoos, Museums and Biodiversity Data
    Meet Sinlan (Sheila) Poo who works with amphibians at the Memphis Zoo. Learn about Sinlan's research in applied conservation and how they use biodiversity data to study endangered species.

    Keywords: endangered speciesamphibiansBiodiversity data usageApplied ConservationZoo

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    Mysterious Occurrences: Representation, Resiliency, and Redundancy in Native Plant Populations
    Meet Dr. Rachel Hackett, a conservation plant biologist at the Michigan Natural Features Inventory.  We learn about Rachel's job and the restoration of threatened and endangered species. Rachel...

    Keywords: digital resourcesendangered speciesconservation sciencePlant Resilienceplant biodiversitydata skills

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    Garden peas and cabbage plants: A short 'de-simplified genetics' activity
    Are plants of genotype T/T tall? Are those of genotype t/t short? Let's find out in this short activity entirely based on a segment of: Smith's (2014) "It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Genetics Anymore!"

    Keywords: geneticsintroductory biologyclickersenvironmentplantsin-class activitygenotypephenotypeMendel

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    RIOS Working Group - Debunking the Myth that Race is Biological
    This RIOS Working Group grant funding compensated Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) students for creating curricular materials that could be used to debunk the myth that race is biological....

    Keywords: geneticsbiology teachingraceOpen Pedagogyantiracismrios fundedRIOS Working Group

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    Bacteria to Brains in Backyard Coyotes: An Interdisciplinary Pedagogical Case Study
    Our interdisciplinary pedagogical case study explores the differences between rural and urban coyotes at the levels of organismal and community ecology. The focus is on how coyotes’ gut microbiomes...

    Keywords: Vision and Changeecologyintroductory biologyImmunologymicrobiologydietanimal behaviormicrobiomecore conceptscoyotesBraingut-brain axisImmunoReachcytokinedysbiosis

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    BioTA Podcast Episode #34 Biofilms Podcast Overview
    BioTA Episode #34: Biofilms Authors: Seth Higbee1, Pankaj Mehrotra2, J. Phil Gibson1 Prokaryotes are often taught to us as being free living single-celled organisms that lack membrane bound...

    Keywords: microbiologybacteriaprokaryotesBiofilmsExtracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS)16s Ribosomal RNA

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    Sorting through the Data
    Meet Thomas McElrath, a insect collection manager at the Illinois Natural History Survey and beetle researcher. Tommy explains the value of data standards while discussing beetles and variations...

    Keywords: data standardssexdata skillsBiodiversity data usage

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    Mysterious Occurrences Instructors Notes
    Answer Key associated with Mysterious Occurrences Module

    Keywords: digital resourcesBiodiversityconservation sciencePlant Resilience

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    Figure of the Week: Applied Statistics for Wildlife Research
    Students use their number sense to make observations and explain or guess at patterns shown, discussing at the start of a weekly computer lab. This slide deck focuses on figures related to concepts...

    Keywords: statisticsgraphsmath anxietyWildlife Biologymath attitudesInterpreting Graphssense of belongingfear of negative evaluation

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